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Auction 138, Lot 616

"Carte Generale des Villes et des Balliages de la Prusse avec une Partie de la Pologne et de la Vistule Depuis Dantzig Jusques a Warsovie Telle qu'etoit la Situation l'Annee 1640", Anon.

Subject: Poland, Kaliningrad and Lithuania

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
16.5 x 10 inches
41.9 x 25.4 cm

This uncommon map of northeastern Poland extends into Kaliningrad and Lithuania, with north oriented to the upper-right corner by a small compass rose. The map illustrates the region known as Brandenburg-Prussia in 1640. Numerous towns are depicted, including the fortified cities of Warsaw (Warsovy), Gdansk (Dantzig), Chelmno (Culm), Torun (Thorn), Kaliningrad (Konigsberg) and Klaipeda (Memmel). Forests and mountains are shown pictorially.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding, with a few faint spots.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/7/2011

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